Careers

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The YWCA Hanover is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age or disability.

Open Positions

Assistant Director Childcare Services

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The YWCA Hanover is hiring a motivated assistant director and school-age coordinator. This position will oversee running summer camp during the summer as well as the school-age program during the school year. Assists in the administration of childcare programs as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all Department of Human Services/OCDEL licensing requirements are met, including maintaining staff and children’s files, ratios, and facility compliance for any school-age sites.
  • Ensures keystone STAR 4 requirements are met.
  • Maintains an open and positive relationship with school-age childcare families.
  • Assists in implementing curriculum to meet the needs of the children and the community.
  • Assist in preparation of school-age childcare program budget and maintains knowledge of revenue and expenses.
  • Maintains child/family demographic information.
  • Assist in United Way, grant applications, and grant reporting as needed.
  • Assists in planning for on-going growth and improved quality of services to children.
  • Assists in promoting the YWCA/Hanover Child Care program through publicity activities such as brochures, employee recruitment, educational programs, and community groups.
  • Organizes and evaluates bi-annual parent conferences and family events.
  • Plays an active role in promoting all YWCA Hanover programs, services, and special events.
  • Schedules staff and supervises school-age childcare employees in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Supervise school age staff, volunteers, and childcare staff as needed.
  • Perform all other duties as required.

 

Education and Experience:

Associate degree in education or a related field.

2 years’ experience in the childcare field or in a child-related field with management experience.

Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license and obtain necessary clearances.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to identify and respond to the needs and concerns of women, including their self-perception, social/cultural environment, and factors that can be used to bring about change. Proven ability to relate to people of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Competencies:

  • Show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences. Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
  • Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment.

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull up to 50 pounds.
  • May require driving the YWCA vans to various locations.
  • May require driving in inclement weather.
  • May require working with families under duress.

Young Toddler Teacher (Full Time):

We are currently looking for a highly motivated assistant teacher for our 1 year old classroom. The hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:30pm or 9:00am-6:00pm. We offer free childcare for all childcare staff!

Candidate should be able to plan and implement age-appropriate activities, assist with daily operations, maintain a positive, healthy, and safe learning environment, and promote positive and professional relationships with children and families.

Qualifications (These qualifications must be met prior to the first day of employment):
• High School Diploma/GED
• 4 clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse, FBI, and NSOR)
• 2 recommendation letters
• Physical with TB test
• 2500 hours documented experience working with children

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or

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School Age Staff (part time)

We are currently looking for school age staff for our licensed school age program. We serve school age children on site from kindergarten to sixth grade within three local school districts.

Hours are Monday thru Friday 6:00am-9:00am and/or 2:00pm-6:00pm. Additional hours are available as needed.

Candidate must be able to plan, implement and organize developmentally appropriate activities for children in kindergarten to sixth grade. Assist with school work as needed, observe and assess each student’s growth and development. Maintain a positive, healthy and safe learning environment. Promote positive and professional relationships with children and families. Communicate with parents and families in a positive manner and follow DHS regulations and maintain STAR 4 standards. Willingness to learn van routes and drive the school age van on occasion is a plus!

Qualifications (These qualifications must be met prior to first day of employment):
• High School Diploma/GED
• 4 clearances (PA criminal, Child Abuse, FBI and NSOR)
• 2 recommendation letters
• Physical with TB test
• 2500 hours documented experience working with children

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or

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Childcare Floater (part time)

We are looking for an afternoon floater for our childcare center working with ages one through five in the afternoons. The hours would be Monday-Friday from 12:30-5:30pm. Additional hours would be available as needed.

Candidate should be able to plan and implement age appropriate activities, assist with daily operations, maintain a positive, healthy and safe learning environment and promote positive and professional relationships with children and families.

Qualifications (These qualifications must be met prior to first day of employment):
• High School Diploma/GED
• 4 clearances (PA criminal, Child Abuse, FBI and NSOR)
• 2 recommendation letters
• Physical with TB test
• 2500 hours documented experience working with children

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or

Print Application Form Here

Safe Home Client Advocate

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Insure that program objectives and activities are carried out.
  2. Participate in the recruitment and training of new staff and volunteers to the Safe Home Program in accordance with PCADV directives.
  3. Insure that clients receive appropriate referrals, emergency housing, options counseling, transportation, and legal advocacy through direct service and a team approach with all Safe Home advocates and volunteers.
  4. Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records of hotline calls, in person options counseling, legal proceedings, referrals, emergency housing, transportation, meetings, training sessions, and speaking engagements.
  5. May be responsible for facilitation of support group.
  6. Responsible for on call rotation as scheduled. This would be answering hotline calls as scheduled after business hours, holidays, and when Safe Home is closed. Responsible for in depth client interviews, gathering and organizing information and keeping statistical data as required. Possible transportation for emergency shelter or emergency PFA as needed.
  7. Provide support, accompaniment and advocacy through the court system. Serve as a liaison with the legal system, (ie. attorneys, magistrates, police, probation, and judges.)
  8. Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of PFAs (Protection from Abuse) orders and the enforcement of such.

Summary: YWCA Safe Home is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to providing direct services to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking in Adams and York Counties. Safe Home strives to empower clients to achieve their self-defined goals and to support their ability to obtain and maintain their personal safety. The Supervising Client Advocate will participate in the overall management of a comprehensive program for victims of domestic violence in our Gettysburg office, including the direct supervision of three or more client advocates.

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